Introduction

Lisa Mulrooney is a poet and teacher from Redditch, England, who now lives and writes in Stony Plain, Alberta, Canada. She is the first poet laureate of Stony Plain (2019-2021) and is the President and Co-Founder of Parkland Poets’ Society. Lisa also serves on the board of Edmonton’s Stroll of Poets Society.

Lisa’s poetry has been longlisted for the CBC Poetry Prize (2019) and shortlisted for the Malahat Review’s Open Season Award in Poetry (2019). Her work has been published in numerous anthologies and featured in The online journal The Maynard (Spring 2019).

She recently published Moments: An Assortment of Contemporary Haiku, as part of a poet laureate legacy project sponsored by the Town of Stony Plain.